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«One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.»
«Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.»
«Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.»
«This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us»
«Love is space and time measured by the heart.»
«Action is the real measure of intelligence.»
«A man's moral worth is not measured by what his religious beliefs are but rather by what emotional impulses he has received from Nature during his lifetime»
«Growth in wisdom may be exactly measured by decrease in bitterness»
«To measure up to all that is demanded of him, a man must overestimate his capacities»
«There was much in such a society that was primitive and insecure and it certainly could never measure up to the demands of the present epoch. But in such a society are contained the seeds of revolutionary democracy in which none will be held in slave»